Man United Starting XI Prediction vs Brighton & Hove Albion

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Manchester United resume Premier League play this weekend when they host Brighton & Hove Albion in a Saturday afternoon matinee. United will probably be looking to make a fierce statement in this one, expect United manager Jose Mourinho to field a very strong team in this one.

Fresh off an uninspiring second half performance that saw them drop a point in UEFA Champions League group play at FC Basel, the Red Devils will need to regain their focus, fire and form.

Also, when you play a lower division side at home, you just can’t accept any result other than all three points. This is especially true when the team you’re trying to catch at the top of the table, Manchester City, is playing out of this world.

romelu lukaku

Brighton has just the one win in what has been a just an 11 match series. There have been seven United wins and three draws in the other 10 games. Without further ado, here is our MUFC starting XI prediction (4-2-3-1) 

Romelu Lukaku

Anthony Martial     Marcus Rashford      Juan Mata

Nemanja Matic      Paul Pogba

    Ashley Young        Eric Bailly   Chris Smalling      Antonio Valencia

David de Gea

Odds: Man Utd 1/5, draw 6/1, Brighton 18/1

For the injury report, go to this link. Jose Mourinho press conference video coming shortly.

Prediction: United 3, Brighton 0

As always feel free to post your own MUFC starting XI and match score predictions in the comments section below.

Paul M. Banks runs The Sports Bank.net and TheBank.News, which is partnered with News Now. Banks, a former writer for the Washington Times, NBC Chicago.com and Chicago Tribune.com, currently contributes regularly to WGN CLTV and the Tribune company’s blogging community Chicago Now.

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